Eugene Brickley

NAME
Eugene Brickley
NICKNAME
Brick
SERVICE NUMBER
290538
UNIT
Marine Detachment
USS Arizona
HOME OF RECORD
Grapevine, TX
raised Wells County, IN
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Silvia Brickley
DATE OF BIRTH
May 28, 1922
ENTERED SERVICE
July 31, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Hawaiian Islands
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
Killed In Action
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Eugene Brickley was a member of the Marine detachment aboard the battleship USS Arizona. He was aboard on 7 December 1941 when the ship, struck by bombs that detonated her forward magazine, sank to the bottom of Pearl Harbor.

Brickley was not seen after the attack, and was declared dead as of 7 December 1941.

INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Presumed aboard USS Arizona
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
Honolulu Memorial

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One Reply to “Eugene Brickley”

  1. Comment received from Pamela Kirby Peeper
    May 24, 2014

    Thank you for publishing the article on Eugene Brickley. Iin-law heard of him from my late Mother- in-law Blanche D.(Brickley) Kirby. I got out of touch with her relatives after her death. I was happy to find this site. Now my children & grandchildren may learn of the event
    Remembering “Brick” and other thi who gave their lives this Memorial Day Weekend.
    Thank you

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